The I Ching – Trigrams

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(Binary Arrangement)

Khein

Kan

Khan

Tui

Kan (Ken)

Li

Sun

Khein

Fu Hsi Arrangement | King Wen Arrangement

Khwan (K’un)

CONCEPT: Docility / Submissive / Earth.
QUALITIES: Passive – Earth – Female – Receptive – Weak – Responsive – Yielding – Devoted – Flexible – Soft – Calm – Wife – Patient – Moderate – Empty – Cowardly – Maternal – Docile – Capaciousness – Submissiveness – Subordination – Compliant – Caldron – Obscure – Sustaining Power
FAMILY: Mother.
PART OF THE BODY: Stomach.
SEASON: Late Summer – Early Autumn.
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Kan (Chen)

CONCEPT: Thunder / Exciting Power.
QUALITIES:Thunder – Movement – Active – Moving – Arousing – Excited – Diligent – Angry – Nervous – Threatening – Anxious – Successful – Flying – Shocking – Motion – Growth – Vehemence – Forceful
FAMILY: Eldest Son.
PART OF THE BODY: Feet.
SEASON: Spring.
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Khan (K’an)

CONCEPT: Peril / Difficulty / Dangerous.
QUALITIES: Peril – Difficulty – Moon – Enveloping – Dangerous – Cunning – Deceitful – Aimless – Clever – Wise – Sad – Harmless – Melancholy – Depressed – Rain – Disturbing – Hidden – Concealed – Anxiety – Distress of the Mind – Abysmal.
FAMILY: Second Son.
PART OF THE BODY: Ears.
SEASON: Winter
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Tui

CONCEPT: Joyful / Marsh / Complacent.
QUALITIES: Happy – Gossipy – Slanderous – Joy – Critical – Quarrelsome – Laughing – Smiling – Harmonious – Pleasurable – Contentment – Low Lying Water – Marsh – Soft – Sorceress
FAMILY: Youngest Daughter.
PART OF THE BODY: Mouth/Tongue.
SEASON: Fall.
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Kan (Ken)

CONCEPT: Arresting / Immovable / Mountain.
QUALITIES: Quiet – Slow – Indecisive – Tough – Secretive – Contradictory – Independent – Hard – Mountain – Obstinate – Perverse – Stubborn – Immovable – Standstill – Resting – Stopping
FAMILY: Youngest Son.
PART OF THE BODY: Hand.
SEASON: Late Winter – Early Spring.
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Li

CONCEPT: Brightness / Elegance / Clinging.
QUALITIES: Light Giving – Hot – Agitated – Fire – Brilliance – Beauty – Beautiful – Depending – Dedicated – Elegance – Enlightened – Clinging – Intelligence – Dryness FAMILY: Second Daughter.
PART OF THE BODY: Eyes.
SEASON: Summer.
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Sun

CONCEPT: Penetrating / Flexibility.
QUALITIES: Yielding – Gentle – Indecisive – Weak – Fragrant – Neat – Obedient – Restless – Excitable – Bland – Mild – Wood – Wind – Close Pursuit of Gain – Flexible – Pliancy
FAMILY: Eldest Daughter.
PART OF THE BODY: Thigh.
SEASON: Late Spring – Early Summer.
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Khein (Ch’ien)

CONCEPT: Creative / Movement.
QUALITIES: Strong – Clever – Brave – Active – Solid – Decisive – Moving – Vital – Powerful – Untiring Strength – Ruler – Takes the Initiative
FAMILY: Father.
PART OF THE BODY: Head.
SEASON: Late Fall – Early Winter.
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